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GC465
Journalism

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the QQI, HEA or Higher Education Institutes.

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Students learn a range of media production and academic skills, which allows integration of investigative and practical skills. Print, digital and broadcast production are catered for, with some photography. This is taught alongside learning more about the society that you’ll be writing about and commenting on.

Media-based training, both practical and academic, is central to the course as you prepare a career in the media. You’ll learn to work in real journalistic situations – in print and broadcasting – over the course of six semesters.

 

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This course will accept any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement.
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Career in journalism, TV /radio research.



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